In simple terms, boom and bust refers to a cycle of economic expansion and contraction that continues to occur. In today’s capitalist economy, this is unavoidable. During the ‘boom’ period, jobs are in high supply and investors see an increase in returns. Conversely, with a subsequent ‘bust’ comes a shrink ... Read More
The UK construction industry is always growing, and despite a slight fall in the summer of 2018, as forecasted by the Construction Products Association, 2019 is set to see a 2.3% rise and a further 1.9% increase the year after. Thanks to recent intelligence reports, we now have an in-depth ... Read More
According to research conducted by the Chartered Institute of Building, in the UK around £400 million a year is lost in the construction industry due to vandalism and theft. Having a safe and secure storage solution is the only answer to this ongoing problem.
Why are building sites targets for ... Read More
It may not seem like it with all the doom and gloom headlines of the past few months, but the construction industry is actually in a pretty positive place right now.
Following the collapse of Carillion, the ripples of which were felt throughout the sector, and with continued uncertainty over ... Read More
The iconic London skyline is set to change dramatically over the next decade.
With news that a whopping 13 skyscrapers are to be built by 2026, to meet the need for what City of London planners claim are an extra 100,000 office spaces over the next 30 years, construction is ... Read More
Story Contracting, on behalf of Nexus, installed the new Killingworth Road Metro Bridge. One of the biggest engineering projects in the Metro’s history.
The old bridge which connects Newcastle and North Tyneside, which dated back to the Victorian era, needed to be replaced due to its age. It was demolished ... Read More
When building in areas with a high building density, a number of problems can arise due to the limited space. Step in our storage containers and accommodation units, that can help to solve some of these problems.
Building on a Gantry
Limited space on the ground can be a big problem when ... Read More
The construction industry is growing rapidly in London, with an estimated £30bn going into property development alone in the past year, both in buildings under construction and those approved for construction.
Currently, office construction is at its highest in 20 years, with 52 office developments totalling around 14.2m sq ft being ... Read More
New research from Mobile Mini suggests the UK's construction industry could struggle to attract new talent – despite the fact that nearly half of young people agree that it's a vital part of the UK economy.
Mobile Mini polled over 650 18 ... Read More
If there’s any one industry most commonly associated with storage container hire, it’s the construction industry, and at Mobile Mini we’ve been a favourite with construction firms across the UK since we started. We understand the needs that come with a construction site – the storage, the offices and break ... Read More